|Looks as if Santa only left one present instead of two||Sailing secretary awaits his present from Santa|
|Santa mops his brow and thinks this is harder than farming||
A couple of old timers enjoying the party
|Treasurer keeps his eye on Santa’s expenses.|
As promised, Santa stopped off at the club this afternoon gave out some early presents to members’ children who had been enjoying an afternoon tea party. There followed some carol singing
and there were games too….
|Mr and Mrs vice commodore tell Henry and Thomas they have to crew for Toggle next season||Our social secretary being very social|
|Becky just realises she’s now on the council and all the work that needs to be done||
Toggle in the drink – AGAIN
At the AGM approx 40 members voted on the following
- To adopt the minutes of 57th AGM
- To adopt the Hon Treasurer’s accounts for the year ending 30th September 2009
- After some discussion, Council’s recommendation to leave subscriptions unchanged were challenged and it was proposed that they should increase by 3%.
The 58th prize giving and dinner dance was held at Hundith Hill, Cockermouth. It was attended by almost 100 members and guests, many of whom disguised themselves (well attempted to) by wearing a mask.
Bobbie Middleton gave the first speech recalling some of her 30 years as a member at the club, and toasted the club, and the response was given by Commodore Dave Nicholson.… Read full article “Annual Prize Giving”
The sailing season came to a damp, abrupt halt for the second year running. The floods last week resulted in no sailing for the final weekend of the season.
Time to get down to the club, check out, and remove your boat of you have not already done so.… Read full article “It’s Over :(”
Looking towards Ouse bridge from Armathwaite Hall
The above pics were taken on Friday 20 November by Sarah Nicholson
The fresh on shore breeze thinned out numbers for Thursday’s Night Jar. It was the newcomers to the series that came out best on handicap – Mark Ninnim was first and Rory Yardley second. Just three races left in the series.… Read full article “Night Jar”
For the second week in a row, the weather changed in favour of some pleasant sailing. Although light, the day was dry and tempted twelve boats on to the water for the morning race, but a couple dropped out of the afternoon race.… Read full article “Weather window”
After the wind and rain of recent weeks, pleasantly, Sunday’s forecast was for a dry and bright day, although not a lot of wind.
However, 14 boats were tempted to the water, and were able to enjoy some pleasant sailing conditions – not planing conditions, but enough to keep the boats moving and the crews to sit to windward!… Read full article “Just the weather!”